Weekly Syllabus

This section provides students with a weekly schedule for our class.  Each week students will find information on in-class assignments, topics of discussion, homework assignments, projects, and tests.  Please check back weekly!

Week 18 – December 17th, 2012  (LAST DAY TO TURN IN LATE WORK IS FRIDAY, DECEMBER 21st @ LUNCH)
Monday:  Project Day
Tuesday:  Finals – Period 1 & 2
Wednesday:  Finals – Period 3 & 4
Thursday:  Finals – Period 5 & 6
Friday:  Independent Study Day

Week 17 – December 10th, 2012 
Monday:  Silent Reading (Homework:  Finish Gatsby Study Guide)
Tuesday:  Gatsby Discussion  (Homework:  TBA)
Wednesday:  Gatsby Found Poem (Homework:  TBA)
Thursday:  Finish Gatsby Found Poems & Begin Gatsby Final Project  (Homework:  TBA)
Friday:  Gatsby  (Homework:  TBA)

Week 16 – December 3rd, 2012
Monday:  Silent Reading (Homework:  Finish Gatsby Chapter 8)
Tuesday:  Gatsby  (Homework:  Finish Chapter 9 – LAST CHAPTER!)
Wednesday:  Gatsby
Thursday:  Gatsby Project
Friday:  Gatsby Project

Week 15 – November 26th, 2012 – THANKSGIVING PROJECT DUE MONDAY, NOVEMBER 26TH!
Monday:  Silent Reading (Homework:  Finish Gatsby Chapter 4)
Tuesday:  Gatsby Chapter 5
Wednesday:  Gatsby Chapter 6
Thursday:  Gatsby Chapter 7
Friday:  Gatsby Chapter 8

Week 14 – November 19th, 2012 – THANKSGIVING PROJECT DUE MONDAY, NOVEMBER 26TH!
Monday:  NO SCHOOL!
Tuesday:  NO SCHOOL!
Wednesday:  NO SCHOOL!
Thursday:  NO SCHOOL!
Friday:  NO SCHOOL!

Week 13 – November 12th, 2012
Monday:  NO SCHOOL!
Tuesday:  NO SCHOOL!
Wednesday:  Finish Gatsby Chapter 2 – Voices Project Due!
Thursday:  Gatsby Chapter 3
Friday:  Gatsby Chapter 4

Week 12 – November 5th, 2012 – ELECTION PROJECT WEEK 5 – PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION ON TUESDAY!
Monday:  Intro to Gatsby (Chapter 1)
Tuesday:  Gatsby Chapter 1 In Class
Wednesday:  Begin Gatsby Chapter 2 – Discuss Election (tentative)
Thursday:  Finish Gatsby Chapter 2- Discuss Election (tentative)
Friday:  Begin Gatsby Chapter 3

Week 11 – October 29th, 2012 – ELECTION PROJECT WEEK 4 – CATCHER ESSAY DUE MONDAY
Monday:  Finish Catcher Project (Homework:  Work on Election Project Week 4 Assignment)
Tuesday:  Catcher Project Presentations (Homework:  Work on Election Project Week 4 Assignment)
Wednesday:  Introduction to The Great Gatsby (Homework:  Work on Election Project Week 4 Assignment)
Thursday:  The Great Gatsby (Homework:  Finish Election Project Week 4 Assignment – Due Friday)
Friday:  Debates (Homework:  To Be Announced)

Week 10 – October 22th, 2012 – ELECTION PROJECT WEEK 3 – CATCHER ESSAY DUE MONDAY
Monday:  Silent reading (Homework:  Finish reading Catcher – Work on your Catcher essay)
Tuesday:  ACS Test (Homework:  Finish reading Catcher – Work on your Catcher essay)
Wednesday:  Catcher Project (Homework:  Finish your Catcher essay – Work on the Election project week 3 assignment)
Thursday:  Catcher Project (Homework:  Finish the election project week 3 assignment)
Friday:  Catcher Project (Homework:  Start thinking about the election project week 4 assignment)

Week 9 – October 15th, 2012 – ELECTION PROJECT WEEK 2
Monday:  Silent reading (Homework:  Read through Catcher Chapter 22)
Tuesday:  Writing Lesson (Homework:  Read Catcher Chapter 23 – Watch Presidential Debate tonight)
Wednesday:  Writing Lesson (Homework:  Read Catcher Chapter 24 & 25)
Thursday:  Read Chapter 26 of Catcher in class – Final Catcher assignment handout (Homework:  Week 2 Election Project Assignment)
Friday:  Election Project Week 2 Assignment DUE – In-class election discussion/debate (Homework:  Complete final Catcher assignment DUE TUESDAY – review Election Project Week 3 Assignment)

Week 8 – October 8th, 2012 – ELECTION PROJECT WEEK 1
Monday:  Silent reading – Election Project Handout (Homework:  Read Catcher Chapter 18)
Tuesday:  Catcher Test on Chapters 5 – 17 (Homework:  Read Catcher Chapter 19 – Research for Election Project Week 1 – Watch Presidential Debate from Oct. 3rd on my blog)
Wednesday:  Writing Lesson (Homework:  Type essay for tomorrow – Read Catcher Chapter 20)
Thursday:  Writing Lesson (Homework:  Read Catcher Chapter 21 & 22 – Watch the Vice Presidential debate on TV)
Friday:  Election Project Week 1 Assignment DUE – In-class election discussion/debate (Homework:  Read Catcher Chapter 23 & 24 – review Election Project Week 2 Assignment)

Week 7 – October 1st, 2012 – DON’T FORGET TO BE WORKING ON YOUR BOOK PROJECT!  DUE OCTOBER 4th!
Monday:  Silent reading – Study Guide Handout
Tuesday:  Read Catcher Chapter 15 in class – Work on Study Guide
Wednesday:  Read Catcher Chapter 16 in class – Work on Study Guide
Thursday:  PROJECTS DUE!  Class presentations!  (Homework:  Read Catcher Chapter 17 and work on Study Guide)
Friday:  Finish class presentations – discuss Study Guide if we have time (Homework:  Catcher Study Guide)

Week 6 – September 24th, 2012 – DON’T FORGET TO BE WORKING ON YOUR BOOK PROJECT!  DUE OCTOBER 4th!
Monday:  Silent Reading
Tuesday:  Read Catcher Chapter 10 in class – Last day to turn in your Character Block!
Wednesday:  Read Catcher Chapter 11 in class
Thursday:  Read Catcher Chapter 12 in class
Friday:  Work on Book Project in class (Read Chapter 13 at home)

Week 5 – September 17th, 2012 – DON’T FORGET TO BE WORKING ON YOUR BOOK PROJECT!
Monday:  Silent Reading
Tuesday:  Read Catcher Chapter 5 in class – Start Character Block
Wednesday:  Read Catcher Chapter 6 in class – Finish Character Block
Thursday:  Read Catcher Chapter 7 in class – Share Character Block
Friday:  Read Catcher Chapter 8 in class – Start on Catcher Chapter 9 (Homework:  Finish reading 9)

Week 4 – September 10th, 2012
Monday:  Silent Reading
Tuesday:  Go over book project (DUE OCTOBER 4th) & Project Groups
Wednesday:  College Week Lesson
Thursday:  Tone Lesson
Friday:  Catcher Test (Chapters 1-4)

Week 3 – September 3rd, 2012
Monday:  No School!  🙂  Make sure you’ve read through Chapter 3!
Tuesday:  Go over book project (DUE OCTOBER 4th) & Silent Reading
Wednesday:  Writing Lesson
Thursday:  Writing Lesson (continued)
Friday:  Silent Reading & Catcher Questions (Ch. 2 & 3)

Week 2 – August 27th, 2012
Monday:  Silent Reading
Tuesday:  Go over book project, Finish Oprah (discussion), & Sonrisas
Wednesday:  Intro to The Catcher in the Rye
Thursday:  I Am (film)
Friday:  I am (film)

Week 1 – August 20th, 2012
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